Medieval Europe

European Christendom
500s to 1500s
Byzantine
Empire
Byzantine Empire –
Eastern Europe & Eastern Mediterranean
 The

eastern part of the Roman Empire
remained with Roman poli...
By the 1000s ce, the Byzantine Empire was
losing territory to the Islamic Turks & weak
states in Western Europe were formi...
Western Europe



Centralized
government broke
down and trade was
disrupted



Cities populations
declined and
populatio...
CRUSADES
Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500
Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500
Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500
Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500
Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500
Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500
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Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500

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Byzantine Empire & Western Europe 500-1500

  1. 1. Medieval Europe European Christendom 500s to 1500s
  2. 2. Byzantine Empire
  3. 3. Byzantine Empire – Eastern Europe & Eastern Mediterranean  The eastern part of the Roman Empire remained with Roman politics and Greek culture.  Its military, culture, and commerce remained strong after the fall of the Western part of the Roman Empire.
  4. 4. By the 1000s ce, the Byzantine Empire was losing territory to the Islamic Turks & weak states in Western Europe were forming.
  5. 5. Western Europe  Centralized government broke down and trade was disrupted  Cities populations declined and population centers shifted to rural areas.  Literacy declined  Christianity remained a major unifying force
  6. 6. CRUSADES

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